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BG&E was formed in Perth, Western Australia, in 1970. They have grown substantially since then to become a strong team of consulting engineers, specializing in the fields of building structures, facades, bridgeworks, civil engineering and infrastructure.

BG&E has established an international reputation for technical and engineering excellence, combined with an innovative, yet cost effective and practical approach to projects. These methods have been recognized by numerous awards.

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Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion

Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion

14 Dec 2017, Dubai – Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's financial free zone, aims to lease 90…

Construction Commences on Adelaide’s Next Tallest Building

Construction Commences on Adelaide’s Next Tallest Building

27 Sep 2017, Adelaide – Construction work has commenced on Adelaide’s next tallest tower, the 132-meter Realm…

The Mayfair Clears Planning Approval in Melbourne

The Mayfair Clears Planning Approval in Melbourne

26 Sep 2017, Melbourne – A British architecture firm has won planning approval for the £194 million ($260…

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Dubai’s Gate Avenue Aims to Lease 90% of Units Before Completion
14 Dec 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai International Financial Centre, the emirate's financial free zone, aims to lease 90 percent of units at its Dh1billion (US$272 million) Gate Avenue retail…
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Construction Commences on Adelaide’s Next Tallest Building
27 Sep 2017 – Adelaide, Australia
Construction work has commenced on Adelaide’s next tallest tower, the 132-meter Realm Adelaide, which will offer 320 apartments over 40 levels and create 1,800 jobs…
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The Mayfair Clears Planning Approval in Melbourne
26 Sep 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A British architecture firm has won planning approval for the £194 million ($260 million) Mayfair building, which will be built on St. Kilda Road, a major route through…
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Construction Firm Wins Bid to Build Adelaide’s Tallest Tower
29 Aug 2017 – Adelaide, Australia
A construction firm has been chosen to build Adelaide's tallest tower, Realm Adelaide. The high-rise will reach 40 stories and 132 meters in height, and contain 320…
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Developer Invests $380 Million in Sydney Hotel Redevelopment
18 Jul 2017 – Sydney, Australia
A Chinese real estate conglomerate is investing AU$380 million (US$301 million) to redevelop the heritage-listed Porter House into a 121-room boutique hotel. Castle…
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Construction Contractor Declares Melbourne’s EQ Tower Officially Complete
15 May 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A construction contractor has just completed work on the 63-story EQ Tower, delivering the brand new residential building to Melbourne’s CBD skyline. The tower comprises…
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Construction Progresses on The Opus in Dubai
9 May 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Opus is steadily nearing completion in Dubai. At the moment, the interior of the building remains a forest of scaffolding, and the only guide to its eventual…
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Luxury Residential Tower 35 Spring Street Completes in Melbourne
6 Mar 2017 – Melbourne, Australia
A developer has unveiled Melbourne’s newly completed luxury tower at 35 Spring Street. Designed by Bates Smart, the 43-story building features 270 condominiums, each with…
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The Opus in Dubai to Feature Permanent Memorial to its Architect
3 Jan 2017 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A major hotel and apartment building currently under construction in Dubai is set to include a memorial to its architect, the late Zaha Hadid. The project, dubbed The…
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Architect Tapped to Design Residential Tower at 412 St. Kilda Road in Melbourne
19 Dec 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
An architecture firm has won design rights to its second major scheme in Melbourne with a proposal for a 21-story residential tower – dubbed The Mayfair – located at 412…
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Adelaide’s Future Tallest Tower Approved
16 Dec 2016 – Adelaide, Australia
Adelaide’s skyline will rise to new heights with the approval of the Elenberg Fraser-designed Realm Adelaide building. The Department of Planning, Transport and…
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Fourth Stage of Upper West Side Complex Delivered in Melbourne
9 Nov 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
The fourth stage of the Upper West Side complex, which includes the USD$122.4 million tower three – dubbed Manhattan @ Upper West Side and located at 33 Rose Lane in…
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Adelaide’s Tallest Building Submitted for Planning
5 Oct 2016 – Adelaide, Australia
Set to become the tallest tower in Adelaide, the proposed Realm Adelaide will rise 132 meters and span 40 levels to narrowly take the city’s tallest title from Westpac…
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Top Energy Rating Awarded to Melbourne High-Rise
16 Aug 2016 – Melbourne, Australia
A 20-story high-rise commercial office building in Victoria, Australia, has become the first in the state – and just the second in the country – to achieve a six-star…
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Sydney’s 200 George Street Tower is Now Open
27 Jun 2016 – Sydney, Australia
The 155-meter 200 George Street has officially completed and opened to the public. Because of its combination of highly efficient and sustainable services, the building…
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Contractor Chosen for Dubai’s One at Palm Jumeirah
23 Mar 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Property Developer Omniyat has appointed Brookfield Multiplex to build its USD$544.5 million, 25-story One at Palm Jumeirah project. Company officials have announced that…
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Major Construction Milestone Reached for The Opus in Dubai
29 Feb 2016 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Developers have announced that The Opus' offices will be ready and accessible by the second quarter of 2016, and then work will begin on the planned serviced apartments…
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Dubai’s Most Expensive Apartment on the Market for $74.5 million
26 Oct 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Dubai’s most expensive apartment is now on the market for a whopping $74.5 million. The 4,000-square-meter penthouse of the One at Palm Jumeirah will have seven bedrooms…
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Construction Begins on Aurora Melbourne Central
22 Oct 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
A Malaysian property developer has officially broken ground on its first Australian development, the $555 million Aurora Melbourne Central, in the heart of Melbourne’s…
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Topping-Out Ceremony Held at 200 George Street in Sydney
11 Sep 2015 – Sydney, Australia
The joint owners of 200 George Street held a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the completion of the main structural works for their landmark office building in Sydney’s…
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Work Continues at One at Palm on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, Penthouse Price Announced
22 Jul 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Work continues on the One at Palm, a 25-story luxury residential tower located at the entrance to the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. The penthouse apartment has recently been…
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Brookfield Multiplex to Construct Apartment Tower in Melbourne
16 Feb 2015 – Melbourne, Australia
Brookfield Multiplex has been selected for the construction of EQ Tower, a landmark apartment high-rise in Melbourne’s central business district. Slated for completion in…
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Dubai to Receive the Middle East’s First ME by Melia Hotel
20 Jan 2015 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Renderings have been released for the Middle East’s first “ME by Melia” hotel, designed by renowned architect Zaha Hadid, in its flagship project The Opus. The hotel will…
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Aurora Melbourne Central Receives Green Light
28 Oct 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
One of the city's tallest proposed residential buildings has been given the green light to proceed. The tower at 224–252 La Trobe Street will now head to sales under the…
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Work Begins on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah Project
10 Oct 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Omniyat Group and Drake & Scull International (DSI) announced that they have begun construction on their megaproject in Palm Jumeirah, breaking ground on the first…
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Brookfield Multiplex Completes Green Office High-Rise in Melbourne
18 Jul 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
Construction has been completed on an approximately $384 million 47,000-square-meter mixed-use office building in Melbourne that will feature an impressive variety of…
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JW Marriott Marquis Dubai Opens Second of Two Identical Towers
17 Mar 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Emirates Group officially opened its second hotel tower, the JW Marriott Marquis in Dubai, which was named Tallest Tower Completed in 2013 by CTBUH. The 355-meter tower…
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Melbourne’s Latest Proposal Could be Tallest Residential Tower Yet
10 Mar 2014 – Melbourne, Australia
A 286-meter residential tower at 250 La Trobe Street in Melbourne is planned to rise just one meter under the city height limits, because the construction site is already…
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Fog Phenomenon Returns to Transform Dubai Skyline
14 Feb 2014 – Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Twice a year, weather conditions generate a cloud-like fog that settles between the ground and sky, which creates a heavenly vision of the world’s tallest skyscraper tips…

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BG&E at CTBUH

Top Company Rankings: The World’s 100 Tallest Buildings

13 Oct 2016, CTBUH Research – The Council is pleased to announce the Top Company Rankings for numerous…

Kye Taylor

Kye Taylor

CTBUH Young Professionals Committee, United Kingdom, 2017 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Joe Catanzariti

Joe Catanzariti

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Frank Cerra

Frank Cerra

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

CTBUH Leaders at BG&E

Kye Taylor

Kye Taylor

CTBUH Young Professionals Committee, United Kingdom, 2017 – Present
London, United Kingdom

Joe Catanzariti

Joe Catanzariti

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Frank Cerra

Frank Cerra

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

Rick Kreeck

Rick Kreeck

CTBUH Conference, Speaker, 2017
Sydney, Australia

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Award Winners & Finalists

The CTBUH Awards recognize projects and individuals that have made extraordinary contributions to the advancement of tall buildings and the urban environment, and that achieve sustainability at the highest and broadest level.

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BG&E Tall Building Facts

150m+ Buildings 20 Completed1 Under Constr.
300m+ Buildings 4 Completed
Average Building Age 8 Years
Most Common Function residential, 9 Buildings
Most Common Material Concrete, 19 Buildings
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All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings currently in the database.